About Market

Showroom Hours

Saturday - Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm

Please note: We strongly recommend scheduling appointments for any showrooms you intend to visit outside of these officially published hours.

Market Dates

2016

Fall: October 22-26

2017

Spring: April 22-26
Fall: October 14-18

2018

Spring: April 14-18
Fall: October 13-17

2019

Spring: April 6-10
Fall: October 19-23

2020

Spring: April 18-22
Fall: October 17-21

What is High Point Market?

Find out what makes High Point Market the must-see event in home furnishings. Experience just some of the energy and excitement that makes Market Week fashion week for home furnishings.

Market Facts

The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.

Current Demographics

  • 180 Buildings
  • 11.5 Million Square Feet of Showspace
  • 75,000 Attendees Each Market
  • More Than 2000 Exhibitors
  • 100+ Countries Represented
  • Tens of Thousands of New Product Introductions
  • Approximately 10% of Attendees Are International

Frequently Asked Questions

Location

Where is High Point?

High Point is located in the central part of the state of North Carolina. High Point is 70 miles north of Charlotte and 70 miles west of the Raleigh/Durham area. North Carolina is located on the east coast of the United States mid-way between Washington, DC and Atlanta, Georgia.

What address do I put into my GPS to find Market?

For parking purposes use the Park & Ride Lot North - Oak Hollow Mall - 921 Eastchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262 or Park & Ride Lot South – Market Center Drive Area – 490 West Market Center Drive, High Point, NC 27260. Shuttle services operate to and from both Park & Ride lots to the Transportation Terminal at 210 East Commerce Ave., High Point, NC 27260. No Parking is provided at the Transportation Terminal. Parking is limited downtown and some streets are closed so make sure you use the FREE shuttle service and Park & Ride.

Market Access

How much do Market passes cost?

Market passes are free.

Can I register when I get there?

Yes, on-site registration is available at the following locations: C&D Bldg , IHFC, Market Square, 220 Elm, Showplace, Suites at Market Square, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, International Buyers Center. Press registration is only available at the Media Center located on the second floor of the High Point Theatre at the Transportation Terminal.

What are the showroom hours?

Saturday - Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm

Are you open on Sunday?

Yes.

When can the public shop the High Point Market?

Unfortunately, the High Point Market is open to the trade only.

Shuttles & Parking

How much do shuttles from airports cost?

Airport shuttles are free.

Where are parking lots located?

South Park & Ride Lot - 490 West Market Center Drive, High Point, NC 27260; North Park & Ride Lot - Oak Hollow Mall, 921 Eastchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262. Free shuttles to downtown showroom district.

Photography in Showrooms

Can I take photographs?

Many showrooms do not allow photography. Please ask at each showroom before you take photographs.

2015/2016 Board of Directors

* Doug Bassett

Chairman of the Board
President
Vaughan-Bassett Furniture
Exhibitor

* Bill Bencini

Mayor
City of High Point

* Bruce Cohenour

Senior Vice President
Bassett Furniture Industries
Exhibitor

* Scott Eckman

Treasurer of the Board
Executive Vice President
International Market Centers
Showroom Operator

Abe Elmore

Founder
Elmore Furniture
Exhibitor

John Gunter

President & CEO
Home Comfort Furniture & Mattress Center, Inc.
Retailer

Heinz Kattenfeld

Chief Operating Officer
220 Elm
Showroom Operator

Rod Lambeth

CEO
Tomlinson/Erwin-Lambeth Furniture
Exhibitor

Darlene Leonard

Chairperson
High Point Chamber of Commerce
Alternate: Rachel Moss Gaudlin, COO, High Point Chamber of Commerce

Tim Mabe

President and CEO
High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau

Julie Messner

Senior Vice President of Leasing
International Market Centers (IMC)
Showroom Operator

William “Dudley” Moore, Jr.

President
Otto & Moore
Design Community

* Jeff Scheffer

Vice Chairman
President and CEO
Universal Furniture
Exhibitor

Michelle Jennings Wiebe

President
Studio M Inc.
Design Community

(*) Denotes members of the Executive Committee.

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